Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport (KMKC)

Lat: 39.12°NLon: 94.6°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

24°C

76°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 17 km/h
Barometer 1008.7 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 18 Aug 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kansas City MO

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 37. South wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 38. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 37. South wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 38. Calm wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Kansas City MO
 39.08°N 94.57°W (Elev. 303 m)
7:26 am CDT Aug 18, 2019
8am CDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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